Tuesday, August 05, 2008

GeoPilot II Plus Portable GPS

AvMap/Navigation's new GeoPilotII Plus is a unique "fly and drive" navigation system that is equally at home on the road or in the air. This new version of AvMap's proven GeoPilot portable GPS navigator offers the ability to guide general aviators anywhere they want to go. And when they land, it's ready to perform double duty as an advanced, large screen portable in-car navigation system with voice prompte turn by turn directions.

The GeoPilot II plus features a 5 inch, bright color LCD TFT display with loads of pilot friendly features. Large control buttona dn AvMap's unique thumb stick cursor control make filght programming quick and easy. The map page is fully customizable, letting pilots choose map only, map with data fields or map with split screen HSE display. Aeronautical Nav Data provided by Jeppesen with low altitude airways (Victor Airways), is combined with the FAA private airpoart (US only) and vertical obstruction databases for increased situational awareness. High-resolution mapping provides pilots with TAWS (Terrain Awareness Warning System) functionality, providing color-coded land and obstruction elevation relative to your altitude.
The GeoPilot II Plus is capable of storing 15 flight plans of up to 100 legs each. Important calculator fuctions - including fuel, winds, timers and trip computer - help you stick to and stay with your plan reaching your destination safely and efficiently. This advanced system also offers a user-customizable aircraft checklist (preflight, in flight and post flight).

Turning the GeoPilot II Plus into a car navigator is as easy as popping out the aviation card and putting in the car card. Whether battling cross town traffic or heading out to the open highway, the GeoPilot II Plus makes it easy with clear, voice-guided directions. Detailed street maps provided by TeleAltas included complete street mapping for all of the US and Canada, as well as over 11 million points of interest. Full routing and display functions include avoidance of toll roads and freeways, shortest time or shortest distance, 3D view ability and much more. There is also a full simulator function to help users get more familiar with its operation. The large display is sunglight viewable and offers automatice brightness control, preserving exterior vision with providing optumum display readablility in all light conditions, whether onboard the cockpit of the plane or in your car.